2012-03-19


Food Preservation Classes Offered

PITTSBURGH– Ever have more vegetables or fruit than you can eat? Are you interested in the learning how to preserve food safely? Penn State Extension-Allegheny County is now offering a series of food preservation classes, using up-to-date research-based information. Each class will be composed of formal instruction, an actual preserving demonstration, samples, and recipes. The instructor will be Penn State - Master Food Preserver, Susan Marquesen.

Thursday, April 19
Sweet Things – Jams, Jellies and Preserves
World Wide Web Icon Buffalo Inn, South Park

Thursday, May 10
Drying and Freezing
World Wide Web Icon The Lodge at North Park

Thursday, May 24
Pressure Canning
World Wide Web Icon Wilkins School Community Center, Regent Square

Thursday, August 9
Pickles, Relishes and Salsas
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Wilkins School Community Center, Regent Square

Thursday, September 20
Fall Fruits – Tomatoes, Pears and Apples
World Wide Web Icon Buffalo Inn, South Park

All classes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is $20 per class, or $85 for all 5 sessions.

Make checks payable to World Wide Web Icon Penn State Extension, include your contact information and the session(s) you are registering for, then mail to:

Penn State Extension-Allegheny County
400 North Lexington Street, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

For more information, please contact the extension office at 412-473-2540.

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